The Welsh Marches Express

7029 Clun Castle

Saturday 5th March 2022

​Journey at speed along Great Western Railway main lines with authentic steam motive power, following a circular route: Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Welsh borders line through Craven Arms and past Stokesay Castle, pausing at Hereford to visit the city, climbing Llanvihangel bank, journeying through the Severn tunnel, then along Brunel’s Bristol to London Great Western  Main Line and returning via Oxford and a climb over Hatton bank.

Joining arrangements

Boarding at Tyseley Locomotive Works (limited pre-booked free car parking available).

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in our Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. Private Compartments for six people are also available. You will be seated at tables of two or four or in a Private Compartment in your selected Coach according to your booking. Tables for two can be booked in Pullman Class for a supplement of £25 per person subject to availability..

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.

Final Details and Timings

Final times will be publsihed on this website 7-10 days before the date of the train.

The following are approximate anticipated timings:

Tyseley Locomotive Works Depart 08.00
  Arrive 19.30

Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Indivudual, Table for Two or Compartment

Step Four
Complete Details & Quantity Required

Step  Five


Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at to discuss their requirements prior to booking.